Union Minister of Culture G Kishan Reddy today inaugurated an exhibition on the Quit India Movement in New Delhi which has been organised on its 79th anniversary today.
As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav being celebrated to mark 75th years of Independence, National Archives of India has organised the exhibition.
This exhibition displays the most exquisite collections of memoirs, photographs and other records that bring to life the immense contribution of the movement in achieving independence.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Reddy said that the independence struggle is gilded with golden chapters of unity, strength and determination and one such proud event was the Quit India Movement.
He said, the movement stands as a shining example of power of the masses and it will remain so for many more decades to come.
The Minister also spoke about India celebrating the 75th year of Independence through events organized under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav theme.
He said, this is a moment to not only recognize the contribution of a generation in freeing our nation from colonial powers but also to recognize those who played a pivotal role in preserving our civilization heritage.
Mr Reddy said, that Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrates the sentiment of oneness and freedom, as we all together celebrate 75 years of independence.
Ministers of State for Culture Arjun Ram Meghwal and Meenakshi Lekhi were also present on the occasion.
The exhibition will remain open from 9th August onwards from 10 AM to 5:30 PM for the public till 8th November this year.